City funds $5.2M water main upgrades
Council also discusses historic preservation, and Jackson Street traffic
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council unanimously voted at its meeting on Wednesday to approve a $5.25 million bond ordinance to fund water main upgrades, an attempt to combat the water main breaks and flooding...
Fighting hate with love
Pride Festival scheduled for later this month in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 07, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
This year, the Pride Festival in Jersey City celebrates its 16th anniversary. That alone would be a good reason to celebrate, but recent national events have lent the occasion even more importance ...
Seniors on the seas
Seasoned residents enjoy a Liberty trip
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Seniors’ groups from Weehawken and Hoboken were treated to a Statue of Liberty Lunch Cruise on the Spirit of New York on Wednesday, July 20. The boat departed from Weehawken at 12 noon. Food, a DJ,...
Catching ‘em all in Secaucus, and nearby
Most downloaded game ever has many searching for local ‘Pokestops’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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Every since the Nintendo video game Pokemon Go because available on July 6, local players have been traveling to specific spots around the county designated as “Pokestops” where they can virtually ...
Hernandez accepted for West Point Summer Leaders seminar
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Cadet Kevin Hernandez, a junior at Union City High School in Union City, New Jersey, has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point’s prestigious Summer Leaders Experience (SLE) in Jun...
St. Anthony gets a visit from baseball legend Ripken, Jr.
Team8 Tour brings equipment, improvements to the school
by Jim Hague
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It all began innocently in Baltimore four years ago, when legendary St. Anthony Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Hurley was presented with an award of appreciation for his amazing work as a basket...
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A funeral mass was offered July 30 at Sts. Joseph and Michael Church for Rose Orlando, 93, of North Bergen. She passed away July 20. She was born in Hoboken and lived most of her life in North Berg...
Tone your job skills, resume writing
North Bergen Public Library gets grant for career services
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Public Library has been awarded a $92,405 state grant to build its career services programs and enhance residents’ chances of gaining employment, Library Director Sai Rao said. Rao...
Meet your neighbors
Hoboken and Stevens police departments host community event against crime
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Pop hits and a medley of songs from the musical Grease filled the air as families and Hoboken residents attended the Hoboken version of “National Night Out” at Church Square Park on Tuesday, Aug. 2...
Catching ‘em all in Hudson County
Most downloaded game ever takes the county by storm
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Remember geocaching? A game in which participants visit a website where other users leave GPS coordinates of hidden “geocaches.” You find those coordinates in the real world, where (you hope) a lit...